Randstad Electrical Maintenance Technician in Chicago Heights, Illinois

Electrical Maintenance Technician

job details:

  • location:Chicago Heights, IL

  • salary:$28 - $32 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, February 18, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_732709

  • questions:colleen.fitzgerald@randstadusa.com630-972-4283

job description

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Packaging facility in Chicago Heights looking for an experienced maintenance technician for their night shift.

The objective of the Electrical Maintenance Technician position is to efficiently analyze and correct electrical/electronic problems in process and plant equipment.

A night shift position is available on our continuous operation 12-hour shift, 7:00 pm - 7:00am on a 2/2/3 schedule.

Pay is $28-32 an hour based on experience.


-Utilize understanding of digital electronics, micro-computers, micro-processors, and industrial electrical circuitry and system.to efficiently analyze and correct electrical/electronic problems in process and plant equipment.

-Thorough knowledge of three phase electricity, 110, 220, 440, AC and DC current. Must be able to troubleshoot, install, replace, and repair high voltage as well as control wiring.

-Analyze, repair or replace solid state controls and power boards. Install all types of electrical equipment, i.e. wires, motors, controls, lighting, etc.

-Know how to use and understand results of using voltmeters, ampmeters, oscilloscopes and/or other electrical metering devices when troubleshooting.

-Know proper wire sizes and uses. Read and write schematics and wiring diagrams for controllers and panels.

-Have good electrical/electronic analysis abilities and be able to troubleshoot and repair problems.

-Know and understand electrical codes

-Have the knowledge, skill, and ability to assist and train others in electric/electronic areas.

-Provide guidance when working with other maintenance personnel on electrical/electronic systems

-Perform all duties in a safe efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures

-Other duties as assigned.


-Knowledge of PLC's, ladder logic, servo motors, AC/DC motors and drives.

-Reliance/Yaskawa/Indramat, robotics exp. a plus!

-Must have the ability to troubleshoot controls and drives and read electrical schematics and drawings

-5-7 yrs. experience in a manufacturing environment

-Mechanical troubleshooting and repairs required.

-Education: Written & verbal communications skills; Math & computer skills, HS diploma or equivalent are required. Technical Associates Degree preferred.

If you feel you are an ideal candidate and would like to be considered for the position please email your resume to


In the subject line please type electrical maintenance technician

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